I’ve been a musician longer than I’ve been a journalist, but recording took a back seat to writing, until I had a wakeup call

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Singing with David Bernz and Pete Seeger in 2011 at the Beacon Strawberry Festival.
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“A TASTY MIX OF ROOTS GOULASH…” — Relix Magazine / Jambands
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Playing with my brother, Jim (right), in the 1970s.
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Me and my Gibson
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Some of my instruments — the violin was my mother-in-law’s.
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In 1997 I played a WPLN radio songwriters’ showcase at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville.

Life is a Band

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Singing at the Beacon Sloop Club.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAH0eLu5H8
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I performed ‘Between the River and the Rails” in 2009 at a Guinan’s tribute with a batch of the regulars (photo by Christine Marucci Ashburn).
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A montage from Joe Johnson’s Red Wally Studios.
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Joe Johnson recording the fiddler Bruce Molsky.
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Dar Williams recording her tracks for “Arlington.”
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Ben Neill added trumpet parts on two songs.
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Bruce Molsky played fiddle on two songs.
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The keyboardist Joel Diamond.
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Raymond Pierrehumbert, a University of Chicago climate scientist, is also a skilled accordion player.
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Jamming with Mike Marshall in 2008.
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Matthew Agoglia mastering the album.
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Joe Johnson and Andy Revkin on the final day of recording.
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An engraving from the Symbolicarum quaestionum,a book of emblems from 1574 (with permission, special collections, University of Glasgow Library.
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Playing at WPKN in Bridgeport, Conn., with Andrea Asprelli. (image by Jim Motavalli)

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